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Heid E. Erdrich, author of the Minnesota Book Award winning collection, Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media (Michigan State University Press, 2017)
Heid E. Erdrich is the author of seven collections of poetry. Her writing has won fellowships and awards from the National Poetry Series, Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, Bush Foundation, Loft Literary Center, First People’s Fund, and other honors. She has twice won a Minnesota Book Award for poetry. Heid edited the 2018 anthology New Poets of Native Nations from Graywolf Press. An interdisciplinary artist, Heid works as a visual arts curator and collaborator, and as an educator. She teaches in the low-residency MFA Creative Writing Program of Augsburg University and is the 2019 Distinguished Visiting Professor in Liberal Arts at University of Minnesota Morris. Her forthcoming poetry collections are Verb Animate, a chapbook due out from Tinderbox Editions in early 2020, and Little Big Bully, forthcoming from Penguin Editions in fall of 2020. Heid grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota and is Ojibwe enrolled at Turtle Mountain.
Part of our series Native Writers in the 21st Century. Made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.